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Inking Clinic: Level-Up with Ombrés and Blend Rolls—Virtual Workshop with Speedball Demo Artist, Susana McDonnell

October 23, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Ages Teen-Adult
Previous Block Printing Experience Required

Bring your pre-carved block, your inks, tools and a fabric item or paper to print and lets spend two hours learning my signature ombré technique, a method of creating a multi-colored print using a single brayer and plexi and about how to achieve successful blend-rolls or gradients. We will discuss ink ratios and color combinations that work well together and troubleshoot pitfalls and problems.

For more details, follow the event link or call (617) 515-7048


Susana McDonnell is the owner of LinoCave, a Boston-based home studio focused on geometric pattern design and block printing on fabric and paper. She holds a BFA from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University and is a lifelong artist who has studied and taught many mediums including, but not limited to glassblowing, neon, wood, drawing and watercolor. Despite the fact that block printing is one of the few mediums she has not formally studied, the allure of it inspires her to teach and explore it further every day. She is the co-host of #printersolstice, a prompt-based printmaking campaign that inspires printmakers around the world to create during the winter solstice and is also a Speedball Demo Artist.


October 23, 2021
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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